Senior Security Analyst

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £40,000 - £65,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Security Jobs
  • Deadline:
    16th December 2021

Job Title: Senior Security Analyst

Location: Southampton

Salary: £40,000 – £65,000 (Excellent Benefits Package)

Key Skills: Security Operations, Incident Response, Alert Response, Threat

 

The Company

A Leading Cyber Security Consultancy is seeking a Senior Security Analyst to work from a key site in Southampton. This company pride themselves on employee development, with a dedicated training budget and personal development time built into your working week. You will get the opportunity to work in exciting environments with a variety of activities.

 

The Role

As a Senior Security Analyst, reporting to the SOC Manager as a senior escalation point and technical SME the Security Operations team. This is a hands-on role but additionally gives you the opportunity to work in a customer facing capacity, as the first point of contact between the customer and Security Operations Centre. You will not only manage incidents but act as customer adviser, supporting their decision making process for new technologies and approaches to securing their mission critical environment.

 

Activities

  • Managing Alerts
  • System Improvements
  • Security Monitoring and First Response
  • Incident Handling
  • Threat Analysis

 

Senior Security Analyst Overview

  • Demonstrable ability to form effective working relationships with customers and other stakeholders
  • Confident in communicating technical incidents or Security threats to non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience in working with SIEM and log monitoring tools
  • Capable of acting as a business SME
  • Previous experience of working within the SOC
  • Proven technical understanding of IT and Operating systems including Windows and Linux
  • Able to operate independently

 

Skills / Experience required for the role

  • Minimum of 18 months’ experience
  • GIAC Certifications would be a distinct advantage – Incident Handler, Intrusion Analyst or industry equivalent certification
  • Eligible for SC Clearance

 

If you are looking for an exciting Senior Security Analyst job, acting as an SME in a client-facing role with a growing organization making real headway in the Security space, then please do get in touch.

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